Pharmacy Technology

 

Help registered pharmacists prepare medications. There’s a growing demand for pharmacy techs as our population ages and new drugs go on the market every day.

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What is Pharmacy Technology?

The Pharmacy Technology program is a two-semester program ending with a diploma in Pharmacy Technology II. This is the only ASHP accredited pharmacy technician training program in central Kentucky. Its purpose is to prepare the student for a successful career as a pharmacy technician by:

  1. Providing didactic and laboratory experience to allow the student entry into the job market at a higher level of competency than on-the-job training can provide.
  2. Offering real experience during the externship process.
  3. Preparing students for the Pharmacy Technology Certification Board.
  4. Stressing the significance of comprehension, communication and skill based competency.

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Program Website

Visit the program website to learn more about degree requirements, program faculty, career opportunities, and more.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

A program plan describes the degree requirements (courses) and the sequence for completing the courses. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.

Diploma

Pharmacy Technician II (PDF) (Word)

Certificate

Retail Pharmacy Technician (PDF) (Word)
Pharmacy Technician I (PDF) (Word)

Additional Information

Retail Pharmacy Technician: 18 - 21 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Pharmacy Technician 1: 22 - 25 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Pharmacy Technician 2: 36 - 50 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Physical Therapist Assistant- Pathway 2: 64 - 67 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
Physical Therapist Assistant- Pathway 1: 66 - 69 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

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Length of Program

Please check the KCTCS Catalog for more information. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

Sara Sauer
Program Coordinator
859.246.6330
sara.sauer@kctcs.edu